Integrated Monitoring at a Modern Architectural Masterpiece: The Case of Viaduct Basento in Potenza

  • Francesco SoldovieriEmail author
  • Jean Dumoulin
Part of the Geotechnologies and the Environment book series (GEOTECH, volume 16)


This chapter presents the interesting case study of the monitoring of the Viaduct Basento in Potenza (southern Italy). Two features make this case study fascinating. The first aspect is that Viaduct Basento is probably the most important and visionary architectural work of the famous structural engineer Sergio Musmeci. The second aspect concerns the application, almost unique in the scientific literature, of an integrated diagnosis approach combining a wide set of electromagnetic sensing technologies with advanced civil engineering analysis methodologies and tools.


Electrical Resistivity Tomography Synthetic Aperture Radar Bridge Deck Electrical Resistivity Tomography Crisis Event 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment (CNR-IREA)NapoliItaly
  2. 2.IFSTTAR, COSYS-SIIBouguenaisFrance
  3. 3.Inria, I4S TeamRennesFrance

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